| Feb 24, 2010
| 10:18 AM
Active Work and Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes * Total Preparation Time: 1 hour plus 2 hours chilling
Adapted from "The Jewish Holiday Cookbook" by Gloria Kaufer Greene.
1/2 cup ground poppy seeds
1/4 cup milk, orange or...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 12:02 PM
For some reason, people feel compelled to make lists this time of year. Christmas wish lists. Top 10 films of the year. Best new restaurants. Weirdest websites. Things that occurred to us while we waited for the light to change. New Year's resolutions....
| Dec 28, 2009
| 2:24 PM
Note: Through our Low-Fat Baking series, we spent much of the year trying to figure out new ways to cut the fat out of dessert. In this adaptation of the lush classic, tarte tatin, we replaced the traditional pastry tart with an almond-flavored...
| Dec 2, 2010
Dear SOS: The Westside Tavern in West L.A. (inside the Westside Pavilion) has the most delectable, amazing dessert on its menu: warm sticky toffee cake. It's delicious, and I would love to make it at home. Is it possible for you to get the restaurant...
| Jan 20, 2011
Fruity butter cake with dried figs, raisins and walnuts
Total time: 2 hours
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, please share it with us: Click here to...
| May 5, 2011
| 9:09 AM
Pandan chiffon cake with coconut glaze
Total time: 1½ hours plus cooling time for the cake
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: Pandan leaves and essence can generally be found at Thai and select Southeast Asian markets. This recipe calls for a 10-inch angel...
| Apr 21, 2011
Norwegian orange cake
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes plus cooling time
Servings: 10 to 16
Note: Candied orange peel is generally available at gourmet and cooking supply stores, as well as at select well-stocked markets.
| May 19, 2011
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Servings: Makes 20 cupcakes
Note: Graham flour, the coarsely ground whole-wheat flour traditionally used in graham crackers, is available at Whole Foods. You can use semisweet chocolate chips or a...
| Dec 30, 2010
This recipe, adapted from the San Diego bakery Bread & Cie, was one that L.A. Times Test Kitchen manager Noelle Carter had to test over and over. Not because there was anything wrong with it but because everyone in the Food section wanted just one more...
| Jul 15, 2010
Dear SOS: On a recent trip to Silicon Valley, we went to breakfast one morning at a restaurant called the Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale. I had the whole wheat pancakes. These were some of the best I have ever had. I make my own whole wheat pancakes, but...
| Aug 12, 2010
Spiced cherry and blueberry upside-down cake
Total time: About 1 1/2 hours
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: If baking in a springform pan, place a baking sheet on a rack near the bottom of the oven to catch any syrup that might drip.
3 tablespoons butter, plus...